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Big business in a democracy

James Truslow Adams

Big business in a democracy

by James Truslow Adams

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by C. Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Industries -- United States.,
    • United States -- Economic conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Truslow Adams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC103 .A3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination6 p. l., 291 p.
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6484023M
      LC Control Number45007653
      OCLC/WorldCa172077

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Big business in a democracy by James Truslow Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

There's a history of big business focusing on the period from the Great Depression to the Great Recession. It goes back to colonial times where the first colonies were royal chartered corporations.

It engages in parlaying anti-corporatism into anti-capitalism masquerading as anti equality egalitarianism/5(3). A not very long book with a lot of neat -- a certain spice of challenge -- and much food for thought.

Adams maintains that Big Business is an essential factor in the United States, part of our very texture, and that inherently Big Business, when properly operating with a ""two way flow"" is much more democratic than small business.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, James Truslow, Big business in a democracy. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, [©]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adams, James Truslow, Big business in a democracy.

New York, C. Scribner's Sons, (OCoLC) Proof that big business is selfishly prepared to take off its political gloves.

If so, then perhaps it’s time for a call to democratic arms, in support of a new politics of protecting democracy against what Schumpeter called the ‘predatory’ and ‘cuthroat’ impulses that fuel the ‘capitalist engine’.

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If business is so bad, why does it remain so integral to the basic functioning of America. Economist and bestselling author Tyler Cowen says our biggest problem is that we don’t love business enough.

In Big Business, Cowen puts forth an impassioned defense of corporations and their essential role in a balanced, productive, and 4/4(15). Democracy is good for business. No democracy, no bourgeois. ‘Countries that want to be open for business but closed to free expression will find that this approach comes at cost; it kills.

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Please subscribe or login to access full text : Strom C. Thacker. Big Business in a Democracy is a defense of big business that surpasses in crudity and candor the pronouncements of the National Association of Manufacturers.

The NAM defends monopoly capitalism by pretending to defend “little business,” competition and free enterprise. Adams makes no such pretense. For big business in Germany and around the world, Hitler and his National Socialist party were good news. Business was bad in the s, and for multinational corporations Germany was a bright spot in a world suffering from the Great Depression/5(6).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Corporate Dreams: Big Business in American Democracy from the Great Depression to the Great Recession by James Hoopes at Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : James Hoopes. The main idea in this book is that capitalism has morphed into 'supercapitalism' that has engulfed democracy.

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